- Multiple people inside the White House are vying to take over for Hope Hicks as communications director, while chief of staff John Kelly seeks potential candidates on the outside.
- The role is seen as particularly challenging because of President Donald Trump’s tendency to overstep is own advisers and throw rhetorical curveballs that frequently upend his administration’s messaging.
- Some people in the West Wing see Hicks, a close confidante of Trump and his longest-tenured aide, as irreplaceable.
Multiple people in the West Wing are vying to replace Hope Hicks, the White House communications director who resigned last week.
Current Trump administration staffers and some old associates of the president are among those being considered, while chief of staff John Kelly is looking for candidates outside the White House, Politico reported on Friday.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
- The Trump administration blocked a move that would have wrecked Obamacare
- Trump reportedly agreed to meet Kim Jong-un immediately after South Korean officials floated the idea — and he wanted them to announce it right away
- South Korean leaders announce unprecedented invitation for Trump to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un